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Weekly Information Bulletin: 30th October 2010

Business of the House of Commons

22 – 29 October 2010

Friday 22 October

The House sat at 9.30am

Private Members’ Bills

Legislation – Lawful Industrial Action (Minor Errors) Bill – John McDonnell – 2R (Deb adj. 2R order to be resumed 29.10.10)

Legislation – Sports Grounds Safety Authority Bill – Jonathan Lord – 2R (Bill read a Second time)

Legislation – Secured Lending Reform Bill – George Eustice – 2R (Ordered for 2R: 3.12.10)

Legislation – Electoral law (Amendment) Bill – Mr Peter Bone – 2R (Ordered for 2R: 14.1.11)

Legislation – Parliamentary Standards (Amendment) Bill – Adam Afriyie – 2R (Ordered for 2R: 12.11.10)

Legislation – Safety of Medicines Bill – Mr David Amess – 2R (Ordered for 2R: 12.11.10)

Adjournment – River and marine training and employment on the River Thames – Simon Hughes

The House rose at 2.59pm

Monday 25 October

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, including Topical Questions, Leader of the House of Commons and House of Commons Commission

Speaker’s Statement

Legislation – Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill – Committee (Day 5) (Bill reported)

Adjournment – Future of Newport Passport Office – Jessica Morden

The House rose at 10.45pm

Tuesday 26 October

The House will sit in Westminster Hall between 9.30am-2.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members’ Debates:

09.30-11.00 – Mental health of infants – Andrea Leadsom

11.00-12.30 – Regeneration of coalfield communities – Lisa Nandy

12.30-13.00 – Natural England – Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger

13.00-13.30 – Missing persons – Ann Coffey

13.30-14.00 – Effect of incinerators on local communities – Fiona Bruce

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions – Deputy Prime Minister, including Topical Questions, Attorney General, Church Commissioners, Public Accounts Commission and Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission

Urgent Question – Firefighters (Industrial Action) – Jim Fitzpatrick

Statement – Transport (Investment) – Mr Phillip Hammond

Ten Minute Rule Motion – Parliament (Amendment) – Mr Christopher Chope (Agreed, Bill presented and read a First time)

Legislation – Savings Accounts and Health in Pregnancy Grant Bill – Second reading (Agreed, on Division and read a Second time)

Legislation – Savings Accounts and Health in Pregnancy Grant Bill – Programme Motion (Agreed)

Adjournment – Provision of maternity services – Mr David Amess

The House rose at 10.42pm

Wednesday 27 October

The House will sit in Westminster Hall between 9.30-5.00pm

Westminster Hall Private Members’ Debates:

09.30-11.00 – Impact of Government policies and the Comprehensive Spending Review on housing investment and supply – Mr Nick Raynsford

11.00-11.30 – Work capacity assessments – Natascha Engel

14.30-16.00 – Elected Mayors – John Stevenson

16.00-16.30 – Awareness of rarer cancers – Mr John Leech

16.30-17.00 – Implications for health of the proposed Barton biomass plant – Kate Green

The House will sit at 11.30am

Oral Questions Scotland, Prime Minister

Urgent Question – Economic Governance (EU) – Mr William Cash

Statement – Afghanistan – Mr William Hague

Ten Minute Rule Motion – Planning (Developer Bonds) – Justin Tomlinson (Agreed, Bill presented and read a First time)

Legislation – Postal Services Bill – Second reading (Agreed, on a Division, Bill read a Second time)

Adjournment – Incidence of suicide and self-harm in a recession – Mrs Madeleine Moon

The House rose at 7.44pm

Thursday 28 October

The House will sit in Westminster Hall between 2.30pm and 5.00pm

Westminster Hall: A debate on the Internet and privacy

The House will sit at 10.30am

Oral Questions Transport, including Topical Questions; Women and Equalities

Business Statement – Leader of the House

Statement – Local Growth White Paper – Vince Cable

General Debate – Comprehensive Spending Review

Adjournment – European arrest warrants and extradition processes – Mr Sam Gyimah

The House rose at 6.30pm

Friday 29 October

The House will not be sitting


Written Ministerial Statements

22 – 29 October 2010

22.10.10

General Affairs and Foreign Affairs Councils Agenda (25 October) – Mr David Lidington

22.10.10

Vetting and Barring Scheme Remodelling – Mrs Theresa May

22.10.10

Oxfordshire Coroner – Mr Kenneth Clarke

22.10.10

EU Transport Council (15 October) – Mr Philip Hammond

22.10.10

England’s Transport System in Winter – Mr Philip Hammond

22.10.10

Budget Responsibility and National Audit Bill – Mrs Cheryl Gillan

25.10.10

"A Long-Term Focus for Corporate Britain" – Vince Cable

25.10.10

ECOFIN – Mr Mark Hoban

25.10.10

National Infrastructure Plan 2010 – Danny Alexander

25.10.10

Tax Information Exchange (Netherlands Antilles) – Mr David Gauke

25.10.10

London Regional Committee Report (Government Response) – Mr Francis Maude

25.10.10

Ports Tax – Robert Neill

25.10.10

Call-Out Orders: Reserves – Nick Harvey

25.10.10

Right to Information (Criminal Proceedings) – Mr Kenneth Clarke

25.10.10

Cold Weather Payments Scheme – Steve Webb

26.10.10

Aggregates Levy Credit Scheme (Northern Ireland) – Justine Greening

26.10.10

Electoral Commission (Additional UK MEP) – Mr Mark Harper

26.10.10

Serious Case Review Overview Reports (Peter Connelly) – Tim Loughton

26.10.10

Agriculture and Fisheries Council (26 October) – Mrs Caroline Spelman

27.10.10

Offshore Oil and Gas Licensing – Charles Hendry

27.10.10

Inquiries Act 2005 – Mr Kenneth Clarke

27.10.10

Automatic Enrolment – Steve Webb

28.10.10

Reforming Debtor Petition Bankruptcy and Early Discharge – Mr Edward Davey

28.10.10

The Haldane Principle – Mr David Willetts

28.10.10

Staff Reductions – Peter Luff

28.10.10

School Support Staff Negotiating Body – Michael Gove

28.10.10

Environment Council (14 October) – Mrs Caroline Spelman

28.10.10

Service Personnel Deaths (Overseas) – Mr Jonathan Djanogly

28.10.10

Mental Capacity Act 2005 – Mr Kenneth Clarke

28.10.10

Ministers: Overseas Travel, Hospitality, Gifts and Official External Meetings – Mr David Cameron

28.10.10

Special Adviser Numbers and Costs – Mr David Cameron

28.10.10

Cost of Ministerial Cars (2009-10) – Mr Philip Hammond

28.10.10

Highway and Local Transport Schemes (Point of Order) – Mr Philip Hammond

28.10.10

Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council – Chris Grayling